Rhino Poaching Deaths Since 2000
Rhino poaching deaths nearly doubled in 2008 – and these are only the deaths we know about! And, only two months into 2009, more poaching deaths have already occurred this year than during the entire twelve months of 2006.
To help raise awareness about the dire threats facing Zimbabwe’s rhinos, IRF is launching a new communications effort. Please visit Crisis: Zimbabwe on our website and this blog for weekly updates from our field staff and partners in Zimbabwe. You’ll learn more about their struggles and successes working to rescue rhinos, treat injuries and orphans, and catch poachers.